What is anara?
Anara® is the registered trademark of a synthetic medicine , which uses sodium picosulfate (1) as active substance , a chemical compound belonging to the line of diphenolic laxative medicines with an effect on some discomforts in the gastrointestinal system .
To highlight: This pharmaceutical product is produced by the company named CHINOIN PRODUCTOS FARMACÉUTICOS SA de CV . (two)
What is anara used for?
- Thanks to the mechanism of action of its active principle, anara® stimulates changes in the permeability of the epithelium of the large intestine, a laxative action that favors the secretion of water and electrolytes into the intestinal lumen of the colon and with it the improvement of evacuations .
- It is used to treat:
- Acute or chronic constipation of short or long duration, in patients of all ages. (3)
- Constipation produced by changes in the diet or modifications in the eating regimen.
- Constipation during pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
- Constipation in preoperative and postoperative management.
- Constipation in geriatrics and in those patients who are going to undergo radiological studies.
Dosage and routes of administration of anara
The presentations of anara® are in tablets containing 5 mg sodium picosulfate and in solution drops containing 7.5 mg sodium picosulfate. The administration of this medication is orally and its dosage as a reference may be as follows:
- Tablets: Adults and children over 12 years of age, from 1 to 2 tablets every 24 hours.
- Solution drops: Infants administer 2 or 4 drops every 24 hours. Children of preschool age, take 4 or 8 drops every 24 hours.
anara side effects
Therapeutic treatment with anara® may cause some of the following adverse effects in certain patients:
- Possible appearance of allergic reactions due to patient contact with any component of the formula.
- Transient colicky pain .
- Potassium loss when used in conjunction with diuretic medications.
Important: If any of these symptoms or any other not described appear, please discontinue use and notify your doctor .
Contraindications and warnings of anara
The use of anara® is contraindicated in the following circumstances:
- Patient hypersensitivity to any chemical component of the formula.
- Patients with active gastric ulcer .
- People suffering from intestinal obstruction.
You should know: Provide all the information about your health history to your doctor, before starting treatment with this drug.
Avoid if you have:
- History of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the formula.
- Pharmaceutical products such as anara®, must be administered with prescription or medical prescription.
- Follow your doctor’s instructions.
- Do not exceed the dose recommended by your doctor without his approval.
- Notify your doctor if you are being treated with other drugs for other pathologies.
- Keep this product out of the reach of children.
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